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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
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Valuation
Property
Valuation
Homebuyer
Report
Building
Survey
Help you make a reasoned and informed decision
as to whether to proceed, reconsider or renegotiate on the purchase
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Identify potential problems
such as any repairs or replacements the property needs including inspecting roofs, chimneys and other surfaces on the outside of the building from ground level
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Can help you negotiate a better property price
Where problems are discovered or a lower valuation is given, buyers are enabled to negotiate a lower buying price
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Show traffic light ratings
which give you a green/amber/red condition of your property in an easy-to-understand format
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Prepare you
for potential costly repairs after you move in
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Completed by a RICS Surveyor
Surveyor Local’s national panel of surveyors are fully qualified and highly experienced chartered surveyors
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Independent valuation
gives you a professional valuation of the property, helping prevent you from paying too much for the property
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Exhaustive report
a more indepth survey on construction, issues and defects
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Appropriate for all properties
a suitable survey, irrespective of age, construction type, condition and level of modification
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Highlights urgent issues
Reports on any defects needing urgent attention
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Ongoing maintenance
Professional recommendations on repairs and maintenance
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Building reinstatement costs
Included for insurance purposes
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Appropriate for standard property types
Suitable for properties built later than1900 of standard construction (brick and tile)
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Appropriate for unusual property types
Suitable for a older, unusually constructed (e.g. thatch roof) or extensively modified properties (e.g. extended) or those in need of modernisation
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Advice for your solicitor
Observations that may impact the legal title investigation conducted by your solicitor.
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Do you need a Home Survey ? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Ossett

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen when planning to purchase a property made of conventional materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Ossett

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Ossett) is also conducted by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor and is more thorough. Opt for this when buying a non standard property such as mundic or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Ossett

    This is a professional valuation . It is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Ossett and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Ossett property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any works or an extension, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it does offer an in-depth analysis of the Ossett property's condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice get an instant Ossett House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Shocking Electrics

When I visited a property I am interested to acquire I think we saw that there is an unsafe electrical system - does a Ossett Homebuyer Report go into detail on the general state of the electrical system?

During a Homebuyer Report in Ossett a qualified surveyor will report on the electrics if it appears that they are in an unsafe state of repair. Your surveyor will also provide detail on possible problems relating to things like checking the state of repair of any fixed electrical appliances, e.g. storage radiators

or the location of the meter or consumer unit. Inspecting the documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by an electrician will be part of the survey.

Landfill site near home

What should I be aware of when purchasing a home close to a rubbish tip

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including domestic waste. Of course nobody would want to live near one (4/5 people live under 2km away from one). Concerns might include tars and other hazardous materials. Potential health concerns for example gut problems have been associated to landfill sites .

Ossett surveyors will notice any structural defects resulting from the site. Your conveyancer will commission conveyancing searches of the Landmark data sets as well as Wakefield Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

Stone block wall damage

I am purchasing a house and the estate agent has suggested that it has been constructed with Doulting stone. What should we look in to, and what will the survey reveal?

The sturdy appearance of stone walls may hide serious concerns. The problems which can plague poorly maintained stone vary considerably. Stone quarried in the area is common to local buildings, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. Upkeep advice often given in a survey includes removal of invasive plants, such as ivy.

Ask your surveyor for clarification if you are in doubt as to likely maintenance, particularly if the house in question is listed or located in a conservation area.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Ossett and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Ossett property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any works or an extension, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it does offer an in-depth analysis of the Ossett property's condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice get an instant Ossett House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Shocking Electrics

When I visited a property I am interested to acquire I think we saw that there is an unsafe electrical system - does a Ossett Homebuyer Report go into detail on the general state of the electrical system?

During a Homebuyer Report in Ossett a qualified surveyor will report on the electrics if it appears that they are in an unsafe state of repair. Your surveyor will also provide detail on possible problems relating to things like checking the state of repair of any fixed electrical appliances, e.g. storage radiators



or the location of the meter or consumer unit. Inspecting the documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by an electrician will be part of the survey.

Landfill site near home

What should I be aware of when purchasing a home close to a rubbish tip

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including domestic waste. Of course nobody would want to live near one (4/5 people live under 2km away from one). Concerns might include tars and other hazardous materials. Potential health concerns for example gut problems have been associated to landfill sites .

Ossett surveyors will notice any structural defects resulting from the site. Your conveyancer will commission conveyancing searches of the Landmark data sets as well as Wakefield Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

Stone block wall damage

I am purchasing a house and the estate agent has suggested that it has been constructed with Doulting stone. What should we look in to, and what will the survey reveal?

The sturdy appearance of stone walls may hide serious concerns. The problems which can plague poorly maintained stone vary considerably. Stone quarried in the area is common to local buildings, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. Upkeep advice often given in a survey includes removal of invasive plants, such as ivy.

Ask your surveyor for clarification if you are in doubt as to likely maintenance, particularly if the house in question is listed or located in a conservation area.

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